On October 4, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The Orient Express had its debut voyage on October 4, the 277th day of the Gregorian calendar, which was introduced on this day by Pope Gregory XIII. The website Wikileaks was created.
The 4th of October falls under the sign of Libra. Alicia Silverstone, Russell Simmons, and Susan Sarandon all share the same birthday. It’s National Poetry Day today.
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(October 04, 1957) The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, which went into orbit around the Earth as the first man-made satellite. photo source: wikimedia.org
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